Dr. Meghan McGuire, an assistant professor of English at the University of Lynchburg, has launched “Writers Recycle,” an on-campus initiative to recycle used writing instruments. Through the program, used mechanical and wooden pencils, and pens, markers, highlighters, and their caps will be collected and recycled.
This semester, many freshmen are taking their first-year seminar DELL courses. Some courses deal with hate speech and symbols, others go over what’s Mexican about Mexican food, and some teach students about fly fishing.
The University of Lynchburg’s 2020 Schewel Lecture in Education and Human Diversity is all about our planet’s future — and making sure younger generations are informed and prepared.
Frankenstien, zombies, hover cars, leadership, and College Lake. These are just some of the subjects that speakers will talk about in the University of Lynchburg Senior Symposium Lecture Series this spring. The theme for this semester is “The Clarity of Hindsight,” with categories including technology, identity, and the environment. Seniors supplement the lecture topics by […]
Red skies at night mean sailor’s delight — or do they? A University of Lynchburg environmental science professor will reveal what science says about weather folklore in a talk later this month. Dr. Dave Perault will present “From Wooly Worms to Real-Time Radar: How Far Have We Come?” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 24, in […]
University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and the Central Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Naturalist Program, will present the documentary Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.
The Burton Dining Hall is now a Certified Green Restaurant, recognizing its commitment to a sustainable environmental footprint. Burton recycles, uses energy-efficient equipment, and composts where possible.
The University of Lynchburg recycled about 85 percent of the materials from the McWane Hall demolition. The residence hall, located between Freer and Shackleford halls, was demolished in May to make way for a new living and learning community. The new complex also will be home to the Westover Honors College.
The City of Lynchburg and the University of Lynchburg have established a unified vision for the future of College Lake. Since the rain event on August 2, 2018, which overtopped the College Lake Dam and resulted in the evacuation of homes downstream, the City and University leadership have worked to cooperatively develop a vision for […]
Dr. Laura Henry-Stone, assistant professor of environmental studies and sustainability, and 12 students from her environmental studies capstone course helped plan and facilitate a climate change summit held Friday, April 13, at Randolph College.